Moderate walk, some hilly terrain, 3.5 miles. Walk from St. Moritz Pond to Sawcut Notch, return on Indian Camp Path.
Hiking terrain can vary from easy and flat to difficult with hills and rocky footing. DCR recommends wearing hiking boots and bringing drinking water on all hikes. Bug spray and sunscreen also suggested.
We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions. If weather conditions are questionable, please call 617-727-4573, ext. 3 for a recorded line.
Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a “Hiking Boots and Brews” event! The group is designed for young adults who would like to explore the Blue Hills Reservation, meet other members, and sample some delicious beers! After a 2-3 hour hike along popular Blue Hills trails, hikers who are 21 years and older will have the opportunity to visit nearby Trillium Brewery to enjoy some beers and food from food trucks. This is a free event. Email group leader Tess Harvey if interested – . Group will meet in Houghton’s Pond parking lot at 9:30 am. Heavy rain cancels. Need your own transportation to and from Blue Hills and Trillium.
A National Historic Landmark, the Quincy Homestead is significant for its role in early American history, for its architecture, and for its Quincy family association.
In addition to the architecture and furnishings, docents share stories of the Quincy family during the colonial era. The tours are free.
Calling all parents and tots! Join the Friends of the Blue Hills for a new season of Peek-a-Blue Hikes for parents and tots. Enjoy a kids and parents scavenger hunt, complete with prizes for all! Complimentary water, juice and snacks too.
Hikes will then be offered every other Tuesday morning throughout the season. For more information and 2018 dates, visit www.FriendsoftheBlueHills.org/